Pets allowed
Allowed
Guided tours
No
Backcountry camping
No
Lodging
No
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Overlook Park is a great destination for having a picnic, walking the dog, taking the kids to a playground, and a range of other activities. The park is over 10 acres, and it offers a number of amenities, including a basketball court, a softball field, an off-leash dog area, a playground, a soccer field, a volleyball court, and a large picnic shelter with restrooms and drinking fountains. These amenities are ADA accessible as well.

If you visit the park, it’s worth staying for the sunset, as Overlook Park really does look over much of downtown Portland, the Willamette River and much of Portland’s riverfront industry. The park hours are 5:00 a.m. to midnight, and the location is easily accessible via light rail: use the Overlook Park MAX Station stop.

As an added bonus, each June Overlook Park is home to the North American Organic Brewers Festival.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

Low

Parking Pass

Not Required

Pros

Great viewpoint over Portland. Fields, playground, and picnic areas. Easy mass-transit access.

Cons

Limited parking.

Features

Flushing toilets
Potable water
Picnic tables
Off-leash dog area
Covered picnic areas
Baseball
Volleyball
Playground

Location

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